Prior to the service projects in the primary care clinic, the ADESJO translators taught the group useful medical Spanish
words to ease conversation with the community members.
Specialty courses such as Medical Spanish
or Arabic Etiquette, and Business Chinese (Mandarin), gives learners real world, culturally relevant lessons.
Study abroad: Four weeks of medical Spanish
at Universidad Veritas, San Jose, Costa Rica, and volunteering at an orphanage
South Miami, FL, November 26, 2014 --(PR.com)-- An innovative new product that holds the potential to greatly improve certain aspects of patient/doctor communications, the Medical Spanish
: Easy and Interactive, has been developed by Steven Cortes of Babylon, New York.
The research on medical Spanish
in Texas (Martinez 2010, 2011, Martinez & Schwartz 2012) offers models for making stronger connections between communities and classrooms.
There have been other attempts at characterising biomedical English, some of which include the use of a small sample corpus of biomedical English (Vazquez del Arbol 2006), but, in general, the characterisation of this language for specific purposes has had a different aim, for example: Gutierrez Rodilla (1997) and Alcaraz Ariza (2000) both concentrated on the influence of the English language on medical Spanish
, whereas Montalt and Gonzalez (2007) were mainly concerned with the translation of medical English terms and constructions into Spanish.
It may be important for academic programs to teach potential healthcare providers medical Spanish
in order to ensure that health services are provided legally and effectively.
It is not clear how to meet the goals of both federal regulations and improved quality when the classification of a physician's language ability is expressed in terms, such as "medical Spanish
" or "basic." The U.S.
He speaks English, Gujarati, Hindi, and midlevel medical Spanish
, and recently completed an international clerkship in Hyderabad, India, where he worked with a nongovernmental organization serving the rural population of India.
I've coordinated care with psychiatric providers in Mexico, Central America, Peru, and Argentina, as I have worked extensively with the Hispanic population and speak conversational medical Spanish
In 2005, the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston was struggling to serve the ever-increasing Hispanic population of the state, dealing with growing health disparities between Whites and Hispanics and trying to find a way to satiate the interest of students seeking to learn medical Spanish